mode() function

The mode() function computes the mode or value that occurs most often in a specified column in the input table.

Function type: Aggregate

mode(column: "_value")

If there are multiple modes, it returns all of them in a sorted table. Mode only considers non-null values. If there is no mode, mode() returns null.

Empty tables

mode() drops empty tables.

Supported data types
  • String
  • Float
  • Integer
  • UInteger
  • Boolean
  • Time



The column to use to compute the mode. Defaults to "_value".

Data type: String


Return the mode of windowed data
from(bucket: "example-bucket")
  |> filter(fn: (r) =>
    r._measurement == "errors" and
    r._field == "count_per_minute"
  |> range(start:-12h)
  |> window(every:10m)
  |> mode()

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